Calgary Cheap Eats: 5 must-try spots for sandwiches

Dec 19 2017, 11:06 am

Whether you’re after a quick snack or meal, make sure you check out our weekly Cheap Eats post dedicated to affordable and tasty food in Calgary aimed at satisfying your belly without breaking the bank.

Today we’re rounding up a list of the tastiest sandwiches in the city for under $10.

Peppino Gourmet Foods

If you’re on a budget, you can’t go wrong with Peppino Gourmet Foods. This family owned and operated Italian eatery prepares a range of hearty sandwiches, the majority of which are priced at $10 or less. The menu features sandwich combos like Artichoke Turkey, Spicy Calabrese Salami with hot banana peppers, and Beef Meatloaf with Mozzarella.

Address: 101- 1240 Kensington Rd NW
Phone: 403-283-5350

Address: 717 2nd Avenue NE
Phone: 587-353-2704

Thi Thi Vietnamese Submarine

Great for a quick lunch, this somewhat hidden no-frills eatery in Chinatown offers a variety of tasty, overloaded submarines, ranging in price from $4.25 to $6.75. Fillings include Pepper Beef, Chicken Sate (satay), a veggie blend, and Sausage.

Address: 209 1st Street SE
Phone: 403-265-5452

Holy Grill

For all your panini needs head to Calgary’s Holy Grill. The independent eatery churns out a mouthwatering array of sandwiches for breakfast and lunch. Not only does the menu list options like this little beauty, the Bacon Avocado Crisp (bacon, avocado, fried egg, cheddar, mayo, pickled eggplant, spinach, and tomato on a poppy seed bun), but it also sports a smile-worthy price tag. All sandwiches are priced at $9.50 or less.

Address: 827 10th Avenue SW
Phone: 403-261-9759

Address: 445 5th Avenue SW


Rustic Sourdough Bakery & Deli

A carb-lovers dream, Rustic Sourdough Bakery, which has been in operation for over 40 years, offers a huge selection of sandwiches from their deli counter, all priced at a very reasonable $8. Choose between a Grilled Rustic Club and a Montreal Grilled Ruben, or Prosciutto Avocado, and Italian Roast Beef sandwich varieties.

Address: 1305 17th Avenue SW
Phone: 403-245-2113 (bakery), 403-245-2616 (deli)


With several locations around Calgary, one is never too far away from a Chachi’s feast. Known for their premium ciabatta-based sandwiches, Chachi’s prepares a variety of filling handheld creations. While it is true that quite a few of Chachi’s sandwiches hit the $10 mark or above, a few come in just under, like the simple yet satisfying Ham and Cheese sandwich, the Vedge–a vegetable laden sandwich, and the garlicky Grilled Cheese.

Address: Multiple locations (please check website)
Twitter: @ChachisSandwich

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